Donating to the Association of Carers
We receive over 80% of our funding from East Sussex County Council, but still need to find around £45,000 each year to maintain our current services.
The kind of things that we particularly need additional money for are:
- Reimbursing volunteer expenses
- Providing ongoing training for volunteers
We raise funds in a variety of ways, such as collections, online giving, donations and fundraising events.
Donating £20.00 would pay for 2 hours of Befriending with Respite
Donating £10.00 would pay for 1 hours Talk and Support.
Any amount is greatly received.
You can donate to us online HERE:
Donate by Post
Please send a cheque made payable to ‘Association of Carers’ to: Association of Carers, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN
Please do not send cash in the post.
Please phone us on 01424 722309 and we can give you with details on how to transfer funds directly into our bank account.
You can make one-off donations to us using your mobile phone.
- Text CARERFIVER to 70085 to donate £5
- Text CARERTENNER to 70085 to donate £10
You can donate to us using via JustGiving HERE
Many families choose to limit funeral flowers to immediate family and invite other family and friends to make a donation to a chosen charity in their loved one’s name instead. If we supported you and your loved one, we would be privileged to accept donations in their memory.
Funeral directors are willing to collect donations, handling the administration of these gifts for you and then forwarding them on to us.
Sometimes family and friends might prefer to make a simple one-off donation at the funeral. We can help by providing special envelopes which include a Gift Aid declaration, which allows us to claim 25p for every £1 that people donate at no extra cost.
Alternatively, you might like to give friends and family a link to our website for them to make a donation directly to us online. They can donate directly HERE.
If you’d like to speak to a member of Association of Carers staff about this then please contact us on 01424 722309 or email email@example.com and we will get in touch.
Leaving a Legacy
Gifts left in Wills are a very valuable source of income for the Association of Carers.
Making a Will
It is important that everyone makes a Will to ensure that your estate is passed on according to your wishes. Leaving a Will ensures that your wishes are carried out to the letter, leaving no doubt or uncertainty for those you leave behind. A Will can also include a gift to a charity or charities of your choice.
Anyone can do it!
Anyone can leave a charitable gift in their Will. It can be a simple cash payment or a percentage of the remaining or residuary estate.
Should I consider The Association of Carers?
If ever the time is right for you to include a gift to a charity in your Will, please consider The Association of Carers. By leaving such a gift you will be helping to secure the provision of our services for unpaid Carers throughout East Sussex.
What do I need to do?
We recognise that this may be a difficult decision to make, so please feel to call us and discuss this on 01424 722309. Or you can simply let your solicitor know that you would like to include a gift to the Association of Carers in your Will and provide our full address and charity registration number:
Association of Carers
East Sussex, TN34 1QN
Charity Number 1159551
Other ways to donate
Did you know you can also help us when you do your online shopping?
Go to AmazonSmile using your Amazon account (or register as a new user) and selection Association of Carers as your charity of choice. 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases made will then be donated to us at no extra cost to you.
Give As You Live
You can support us when shopping online with hundreds of well known retailers. Register HERE.
Fundraise for us
You can also fundraise for us in any other way you wish – be that a coffee morning, or a sponsored walk, a jumble sale, a cake bake or more. Please get in touch with your ideas and we can support you along the way.
Sponsorship and large donations
If you are interested in sponsoring an event then please get in touch and we can talk about how we can work together.
View from a regular donor:
“I am donating to the Charity in deep gratitude for the Charity supporting me and providing me with a volunteer to sit with my husband every week, which enables me to go out every week to go to a local Pottery studio and practice my art there. The volunteer is a wonderful person, so sensitive and positive and perfectly fits with our needs”